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The 2017 Toyota RAV4 Has Many Opportunities Along with Technology that is Sure to Impress

The exterior of the 2017 Toyota RAV4 is chiseled and contoured to present a sporty appearance, but still holds a spacious interior that many can enjoy for a variety of possibilities. Every part of the 2017 Toyota RAV4 gets carefully engineered to bring you a quality vehicle on the inside and the outside. From the illuminating LED headlights to the premium materials on the interior, you will enjoy what this SUV has to offer...

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2017 Toyota Highlander Struts its Stuff for MotorWeek Staffers

We here at Capitol Toyota are altogether head-over-heels for the recently refreshed 2017 Highlander, our esteemed Japanese automaker's full-size SUV. We truly believe it's one of the best in the biz.

Yet, what makes it so?

Hear all about it from the vehicular gurus over at MotorWeek; their review of the Highlander is as follows:

A 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine is standard on the base LE trim. Good for a healthy 185 horsepower and 184 pound-feet of torque, the engine couples with a six-speed automatic transmission and front-wheel drive.

Optional on the LE and standard on all other…

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Autotrader Serves Up '5 Reasons to Buy' 2017 Toyota Camry

Are you on the hunt for a midsize sedan for you and yours? Well, if so, you'll be happy to know that we here at Capitol Toyota feel we've a great one in the 2017 Camry!

Want a closer look?

We thought you might. Join Autotrader critic Amanda Salas in the clip below to get just that:

On most models, the Camry receives a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine as standard. Teaming with a six-speed automatic transmission and front-wheel drive, the base four-banger produces a healthy 178 horsepower and 170 pound-feet of torque.

Those seeking something a bit spunkier…

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The 2018 RAV4 Adventure Wants to Take You Places


In 2017, we endured a tempestuous winter that gave us a bad case of cabin fever. To say the least, we wanted to exchange our seven layers of fuzzy socks and hand-knit sweaters for something new—something exciting.

It was in the moment that we were peeling layers of wool off our feet that we met eyes with the 2018 RAV4 Adventure.

Our fever was immediately reduced and we knew we had been bit by…
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Adventure in Salem


We feel the sun peering through the trees telling us spring is near and you know what that means—it’s adventure time!

Whether you’re a hiker, biker, 4-wheeler, birder or the off-roading type, Salem has a landscape that lends itself well to adventure, both in the city and out.

So, grab your notebook and camera, this weekend won’t be boring.

Take your dog to Minto-Brown Island Park!


Forget the frills of the…
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2017 Toyota 86 is Getting a Direct Injection of Performance Features in an 860 Special Edition Iteration

Sports car enthusiasts will remember March 13, 2017. Toyota sped out the gate in Torrance, CA with a fresh press release bespeaking 2017 Toyota 86 getting some serious new perks.

The 2017 Toyota 86 base, we all know and love. Its 2.0-liter, 4-cylinder DOHC engine shells out a zippy 205 horsepower at up to 7,000 rpm with propulsive torque at…

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Gardening in Early Spring

Some say the holiday season is the happiest time of year, but we disagree. There is something so special about early spring—the crisp air and the sweet promise of a sunnier tomorrow.

The smell of the new life in the air is enough to make butterflies dance in our bellies with excitement.

If you are wondering what we’re so excited for, we’re going to ask you to strap on your crocs and…

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Deal with the Problem Sooner than later

Ah, the dreaded check engine light. But all is not lost when yours lights up -- if you move quickly, you can normally handle your car's issue before it balloons into a huge one. There are many calls to action that you can take. If you like to take things into your own hands, you can buy an inexpensive code reader to figure out why the light is on. Or, you can take it into your mechanic. Either way, it normally isn't a huge deal and can even be something like a loose gas cap, or something to do…
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Should a Startup Buy or Lease Its Car?

Startups need to be sensible with their scarce resources. You have heard of "not putting the cart before the horse, right?" The startup should make sure it is extremely efficient with its capital. Should a startup buy or lease its car?

The reasons why startups might want to lease cars is 1. Affordability, 2. Efficient Capital Usage, 3. Tax Benefits and 4. New Car Trade-Ins. Leasing tends to offer a lower monthly payment. The short-term lease is more efficient than a lump-sum purchase. You might be able to write-off the car as a business expense. You can trade in the…
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